The second operational site of the UAE Food Bank has been launched at Al Bada area near Canadian University under the patronage of Easa Saleh Al Gurg Charity Foundation.
The UAE Food Bank also signed cooperation agreements with a number of charity organizations and 13 foodstuff companies with Greenhouse Foodstuff Trading being among them.
Greenhouse general manager – Daniel Chidiac said: “We are very proud and honored to be part of the UAE food bank initiative. This project is in line with the company’s mission to participate in sustainability and always bring the best to the community in which we live.”
Greenhouse’s involvement includes offering food products to the UAE food bank which in return will collect, sort, re-pack food within the approved safety standards. This will be done at the UAE food bank’s sites branches and by volunteers.
The amount of food distributed through charities since the start of the bank was about 135,795 Kg, of which 68,175 Kg was through Tarahim Association, 53,415 Kg through Ehsan charity, 8,625 Kg through Dar Al Ber Society, 2,850 Kg through Bait Al khair, and 2,730 Kg through Dubai Charity Association.